Quilt - Remote Funeral Service for COVID-19

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2021

Quilt is a remote funeral service that uses a digital platform and video hardware to help people plan and hold a dignified dual in-person and virtual funeral for lost loved ones during COVID-19. Its customizable planning template system helps family members, funeral home staff, and clergy members easily and efficiently plan a funeral service. Users can sync to social media for posting obituary information, coordinating guest lists, and sending out invitations. By transferring audio-like singing and talking into personalized visual presentations for certain parts of the ceremony, Quilt enables on-site participants to experience the supportive presence of online guests.

Designed by: Benzhe Chen, Peggy (Mingyuan) Lee, Ruiying Xu, and Viola Huang of ArtCenter College of Design

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